French Style Potato Salad Recipe

French Style Potato Salad, a quick tossed potato salad with rich red wine vinaigrette and fresh mixed herbs to make this interesting baby potato salad. Served best with a soup and garlic bread.

Archana's Kitchen
French Style Potato Salad Recipe
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French Style Potato Salad. is made using boiled baby potatoes that are dressed in a simple mustard - red vinaigrette salad dressing. The addition of fresh herbs like parsley, spring onion greens and ill leaves really brings the salad alive. 

It makes for a tasty side dish or a light meal. They also go well alongside a steak. 

Serve the French Style Potato Salad Recipe along with Cream of Celery Soup Recipe and Whole Wheat Rosemary Focaccia Bread Recipe for a light meal. 

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Salad Recipes, which you can serve along with your Continental Meal:

  1. Beetroot Salad Recipe with Mixed Greens & Feta Cheese
  2. Lentil Tabbouleh Recipe
  3. Carrot Ribbon Salad With Asian Sesame Dressing Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Steel Mixing Bowl
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M


4 Servings


  • 250 grams Baby Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Spring Onion Bulbs , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Spring Onion Greens , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Dill leaves , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Parsley leaves , finely chopped
  • For the dressing
  • 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Pepper Corns , crushed
  • Salt , to taste

How to make French Style Potato Salad Recipe

  1. To begin making the French Potato Salad Recipe, prep all the ingredients and keep ready.

  2. To boil the baby potatoes, wash the potatoes well and place them in a pressure cooker along with ½ cup of water along with a teaspoon of salt.

  3. Pressure cook the baby potatoes for 2 whistles and turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally. 

  4. Once the potatoes are boiled, drain off the excess water and allow the potatoes to cool. 

  5. When the potatoes have cooled, cut each potato into two halves keeping the skin on. You can optionally remove the skin as well. Refrigerate the potatoes for an hour before tossing it along with the dressing.

  6. To make the dressing, in a small mixing bowl, combine the olive oil along with the red wine vinaigrette, salt, dijon mustard and crushed black pepper. Whisk well to combine and set aside. 

  7. Place these cut, boiled baby potatoes in a large mixing bowl and add in the chopped spring onions and the freshly made dressing and allow it to refrigerate for at least 20 minutes before serving to ensure the potatoes soak in all the flavours. 

  8. To serve the French Potato Salad Recipe, toss in the fresh herbs - spring onion greens, parsley and dill leaves. 

  9. Toss well and serve chilled

  10. Serve the French Style Potato Salad Recipe along with Cream of Celery Soup Recipe and Whole Wheat Rosemary Focaccia Bread Recipe for a light meal.